The following is a list of awards we expect to offer at the 2017 Fraser Valley Regional Science Fair.
Awarded to an innovative project involving the health sciences, and open to any student in Grade 4-12.
2 cash prizes to be awarded to two projects which best illustrate the club's motto, "To Know Nature and to Keep it Worth Knowing."
3 cash prizes to be awarded to projects that show the best use of Data Analysis.
To be awarded to a project that demonstrates originality, innovation and understanding of the scientific method.
Awarded to an innovative project involving natural sciences and the environment. Preference will be given to projects with strong experimental design over studies that are research-based.
To be awarded to an outstanding engineering project or geoscience project. Projects eligible for this award include those in the fields of chemical, civil, electrical, industrial, and mechanical engineering, as well as systems design.
To be awarded to projects that best present an exploration of the impact of Medicare on Canadian society, or an occupational health and safety concern, or a topic related to the exploration of a health science.
To be awarded to any innovative project dealing with agriculture.
For the most innovative project from an elementary student.
To be awarded to outstanding projects showing interest, innovations, or technology used for agriculture.
To be awarded to project designed by a student in Grade 4-12.
To be awarded to any project from Grades 4-12 that is either purely mathematical or makes use of math.
To be awarded to a student in Grade 6-12 for a project that fosters environmental stewardship, greener living, energy efficiency etc.
Awarded to a middle school student for an innovative study in any category.
To be awarded to an elementary class participating in the FVRSF. One visit and school program for class of 30 and one free adult with every 5 students. (cost of transportation not included). Trip must be taken before the end of the current school year.
UFV’s Board of Governors is offering $2,000 towards tuition in the first semester (Fall) and $2,000 towards tuition in the second semester (Winter), subject to successful completion of the first semester, for a top senior student (Grades 11 or 12). In the case of a two person project, the tuition waiver will be shared.
To be awarded to a project on any topic applicable to the study of biology.
To be awarded to an outstanding presentation in any area of the sciences.
Awards listed below are available at each Regional Science Fair in British Columbia. Judges follow the criteria as set out below. Awards will be announced and presented at the Regional Science Fair. If there are co-presenters of a single project, cash prizes will be shared.
To be awarded at each British Columbia Regional Science Fair to the best project demonstrating the principles of occupational hygiene. The student must have consulted with people in the community or region about the content of their project. The students must show creativity, innovation and enthusiasm in the display of the project.
To be awarded to outstanding engineering projects. Projects eligible for this award include those in the field of chemical, civil, electrical, environmental, industrial and mechanical engineering as well as systems design.
To be awarded to an outstanding project that shows the practical application of scientific principles to agriculture. Students from Grades 5 to 12 are eligible for the award.
To be awarded to an outstanding project that demonstrates the creative use of advanced science and technology to enhance vegetable plant productivity and quality. Projects eligible for this award include those in the area of biological pest control, irrigation, nutrition, growing media, climate control and mechanics. Available to Fraser Valley, Greater Vancouver and South Fraser Regional Science Fairs.
To be awarded to a student(s) in Grades 4 to 12 who creates a project which creatively demonstrates electrical conservation and its environmental, social and economical impacts.
To be awarded at each British Columbia Regional Science Fair to the best natural history project done by a student(s) in Grades 6-8 (junior) and Grades 9 to 12 (senior). This includes studies of any aspect of natural history, conservation of natural habitats and/or natural species. An outdoor, nature monitoring or conservation project is strongly encouraged.
To be awarded to a student from grades 7 or 8 for an experimental project in any category that has clearly presented an hypothesis and independent, controlled variables.
To be awarded to a Grade 11 or 12 student(s) who has developed a science and technology innovation with the potential to benefit British Columbia. The winner(s) must be selected for CWSF 2017 and receive the award, he/she must enrol full-time in a science and technology program in a British Columbia post-secondary institution in immediately following grade 12. The awardee is not eligible for other BCIC scholarships. The award value is increased in the Southern Interior through a partnership with the Southern Interior Development Initiative Trust (SIDIT).
To be awarded to a female student or a partnership that has at least one female on their team and who presents and communicates an ingenious solution to an engineering or applied science problem/project by applying their knowledge of science and math. If one year there is not a female student participating in the Regional Science Fair, the award will be deferred to the next year. Available to Fraser Valley, Greater Vancouver, South Fraser and Vancouver Island Regional Science Fairs.
To be awarded to two projects dealing with a topic of genomic interest. Students in all grades are eligible for this award.
To be awarded to a student or students in Grades 6 to 12 who has done an outstanding physics-related project.
To be awarded to a young woman in Grade 8 to 10, whose project shows the greatest curiosity, ingenuity, and innovation in design. The award is intended to encourage the student's interest in science. A student may not receive this award more than once.
To be eligible for these awards, projects must be nominated. Each Regional Science Fair Judging Committee will select and nominate deserving projects from those entries submitted to the fair.
To be awarded to a Grade 11 or 12 student who has developed a science and technology project focused on areas of strategic importance such as human health, forestry, fisheries, agriculture, bioenergy, mining, and the environment.
To be awarded to an outstanding junior or intermediate project related to land, aquatic or marine environment reclamation and/or rehabilitation.
The recipients of the awards listed below will be selected from the British Columbia students' projects that participate at the CWSF and will be announced following the CWSF. Nominations are not required.
To be awarded to the British Columbia student(s) who achieves the highest standing at the Canada-Wide Science Fair with a project of a biological nature.
To be awarded to an outstanding project in each age category that shows the practical application of scientific principles to identifying and addressing a transportation-related issue.
To be awarded to a project that demonstrates informed curiosity, exploration, and discovery as well as the practical potential for real world application and entrepreneurship.
To be awarded to a BC student in Grade 10 or 11 who achieves the highest standing in their age category at the Canada-Wide Science Fair with a project of a computing science nature.
To be awarded to a BC student in Grade 10 or 11 who achieves the highest standing in their age category at the Canada-Wide Science Fair with an engineering-related project.
To be awarded to the best astronomy or physics project that demonstrates creativity, innovation and contributes to a greater public understanding of science.